City of staples

Craft & Design
City of staples

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Artist Peter Root’s Low-Rise via jwz.

Low-Rise is a precarious assemblage of thousands of free-standing stacks of staples densely tessellated to create a city-like mosaic. Like a city, the staples are subject to the elements, on a micro scale. The slightest breath or vibration and the domino effect kicks in.

2 thoughts on “City of staples

  1. Richard Le Poidevin says:

    I know Pete, he does very good work. I recently saw an island/cityscape he carved from soap bars, it was amazing.

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